Rochester Capital Campaign

Minnesota Gives $11.7 Million to Build Rochester Campus of Jeremiah Program

Let the Building Begin

The Rochester Campus will be located on Valley High Drive, near Lourdes High School, on land generously donated.

  • 64,836 Square Foot Campus – serving 40 low-income families
  • 2-Floors Upper Level Family Housing – 36 two-bedroom and 4 three-bedroom units
  • Fully Furnished – with beds, dressers, desk, sofa, table, and fully equipped kitchen
  • On-site Early Childhood Education Center – for 64 children
  • Empowerment and Life Skills Training Center
  • Outdoor Play Areas – featuring plenty of safe, sturdy equipment and areas for play
  • Mom’s Career-Track Study Center
  • Library
  • Family Engagement / Living Room
  • Parent Observation Area for Child Development
  • Community Meeting and Communal Gathering Space
  • First Floor Offices – for support staff and management
  • Common Kitchen – fully equipped

- Sister Marilyn Geiger. President, Rochester. Sisters of Saint Francis

“Our hope is that our support will inspire further community investment in Jeremiah Program to accelerate the building of a local campus and truly begin breaking the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children in Southeast Minnesota.”

5 Ways to Give a Ground-Breaking Gift

  1. Buy-a-Brick/Fund-a-Family. Starting at just $125, individuals, families, businesses, and groups can engrave a 4×4 or 8×8 brick with 3 to 6 lines of text! Pavers are laser engraved and will literally “pave the way” onto our campus and housing facility. Design rendering to be posted.
    • Check out our Brick Website.
    • Download our Brick Order Form.
    • Select and inscribe your brick online, or download, fill out and return your individual/group brick form or business brick form.
  2. Join our Capital Campaign Founder’s Circle by Donating Now.
  3. Make a one-time gift of Help and Hope by Donating Now.
  4. Make a Legacy Gift. Our campus has a number of vital legacy naming opportunities with pledge installment periods of three to five years.

Liz Dorn, Director of Development
(612) 867-7793